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Manager, Therapy Access

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Date: Sep 14, 2021

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  28045  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 

JOB TITLE – Manager, Therapy Access



As an integral part of our Therapy Access team, your will be leading an evolving and dynamic sales team that has a strong heritage and continues to bring new and innovative therapeutic solutions to the market.  The Manager, Therapy Access calls on Health Care Professionals (Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, etc.) involved in the treatment of Sickle Cell Disease and neuromuscular diseases in a highly professional and ethical manner. Customers primarily include Hematologists, Neurologists, Internists, Emergency Medicine and Transfusion Medicine Physicians and their staff.

This individual will promote therapeutic apheresis treatments and services within hospitals, health systems and academic institutions within assigned geographic area, using both clinical selling skills and strategic business planning skills to achieve desired sales results. This individual works inter-dependently with Account Management, Marketing, Market Access, and Medical Affairs as appropriate to drive effective strategies and tactics that will achieve the desired sales results.



  • Provides strategic leadership and direction to the Therapy Access team.
  • Responsible for assessing training needs and conceptualizing programs.  Program development responsibilities require creativity, a high level of expertise in applying training theory and methodology, and the ability to lay out complex information in an understandable and usable format.
  • Manages and provides leadership for the functional group’s development, direction, and effectiveness, adhering to organizational policies and processes and supporting overall business and corporate objectives.
  • Educate customers on the use, characteristics, advantages, indicated treatments and all other developments related to promoted therapeutic apheresis therapies through one-on-one meetings, group presentations, company-approved promotional speaker programs and via other company-approved means.
  • Convey evidence-based product/clinical knowledge with genuine excitement, pride, and personal conviction.
  • Engage in conversations with various stakeholders (i.e., clinical staff (physicians, nurses, social workers, etc.), Medical and Pharmacy Director, Program Director, Head of Patient Services, Head Patient Assistance, Head of Procurement, Head of Quality), and be able to address/understand/discuss complex disease-states, patient care pathways and healthcare economic outcomes data.
  • Through customer insights, leverage knowledge of influence network & affiliations (i.e., Payors, societies, patient advocacy groups) to further initiatives that drive sales growth.
  • Conduct regular business analyses of the local market including leads, opportunities to generate leads (local medical conferences), customers, payers, competition, key stakeholders, legislation, policies within the area of sickle cell disease and neuromuscular diseases.
  • Develop, coordinate, and implement a strategic business plan for accounts and customers that will drive disease awareness, educate customers on therapeutic apheresis products and services, create, and facilitate access to product, and drive local market sales. 
  • Achieve the prioritization of our products in treatment protocols & develop advocates amongst assigned customer base.
  • Establish and maintain excellent communications and sound working relationships with other Terumo BCT sales associates and support teams working to facilitate sales and to enhance customer relations at the territory level.
  • Attend and actively work select meetings, courses, and conferences both within and outside of the territory.
  • Continue to increase and sharpen clinical and technical knowledge, develop strong business acumen, and remain committed to ongoing personal and professional growth including selling skills, negotiation, and presentation skills.
  • Comply with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of Terumo BCT.





Bachelor's degree or equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.




Minimum 8 years of experience in pharmaceutical or medical hospital sales, 3-5 year of experience in Biotech/Specialty Sales.  Experience in Neurology, Hematology, Oncology, Autoimmune Diseases and/or Infectious Disease preferred. Patient management experience and/or apheresis or blood banking experience will be considered.  Previous experience leading a team a plus.



  • Coaching and developing talent.
  • Skilled in having solution-centric discussions to understand the healthcare provider’s practice and patient population and to deliver solutions that create value.
  • Ability to listen and identify customer's critical business or patient issues and to understand what the implications are in the wider decision-making unit (hospital, healthcare system, payors).
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate evidence-based information to HCPs using clinical reprints and clinical trial data.
  • Ability to analyze quantitative data, gather customer specific information, interpret information, and develop effective daily call plans.
  • Demonstrates strong understanding of the hospital selling environment, including patient pathways and treatment options in both inpatient and outpatient environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with accounts, multiple stakeholders, and academic customers.
  • Possesses superior selling competencies and proven sales performance track record of meeting or exceeding goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated track record of developing self to drive and enhance performance job performance.
  • Self-motivated and works independently     .

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Target Pay Range:  $120,000.00 to $160,000.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  20.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. 

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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